2016 APA Colorado Chapter Award Winners

2016 APA Colorado Award Recipients

Colorado Springs, CO-- During the 2016 APA Colorado State Conference, the Colorado Chapter of the American Planning Association announced the recipients of the 2016 Chapter Awards. Chapter Awards recognize outstanding projects, plans and people of the planning profession. Planning projects were honored on the basis of their innovation, ability to provide transferable lessons to other Colorado communities, excellent quality, promotion of community progress and the public good, effectiveness of implementation, and other unique factors that make these projects exemplary.

In 2016, the Awards Committee selected ten winners. The Honor Award is the highest level recognized by the Chapter.

The 2016 winners were:

Honor Award Winners

Click here to view the Honor Awards Video

A Return to Past Prosperity: The ASARCO Redevelopment - Innovative Partnerships & Collaborations

The Long & Winding Road: A Brownfields Success Story

City of Louisville Preservation Master Plan – Community Engagement

Plans Over Crayons: Historic Preservation Engages the Community

A Bigger Vision for the Big T - Community Resiliency

A Bigger Vision for the Big T: A Recreation and Conservation Assessment

2015 Climate Action Plan Fort Collins - Sustainability & Environmental Planning

A Snapshot of Climate Action Planning in Fort Collins 

Colorado Springs Park System Master Plan - General Planning

Community Driven Master Plan Process Honors Legacy of Parks and Points to a Sustainable Future

Merit Award Winners

West Central Area Plan Fort Collins - General Planning Project

Stability & Change in Fort Collins’ University Neighborhoods

Lakewood Sustainability Plan - Sustainability & Environmental Planning

Data-driven Sustainability Planning

Middle South Platte River Restoration Master Plan - Sustainability & Environmental Planning

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St Vrain Blueprint - Community Resiliency

Community Resiliency: The St. Vrain Blueprint - Pre and Post 2013 Flood Recovery and Resiliency Plan

Adams County District Plan - Innovative Partnerships & Collaborations

Preserving an Agricultural Heritage: The Joint Adams County/City of Brighton District Plan

To see photographs from this year's Awards Reception and others from the conference, CLICK HERE.


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